Tag: Mike Auldridge

Mike Auldridge passes

| December 29, 2012 | 2 Comments
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We have learned that resonator guitar icon Mike Auldridge passed away this morning at 5:00 a.m. He had been ill for some time, undergoing treatment for cancer. Mike will be remembered as the man who reinvented his instrument, much as Earl Scruggs had his. We will […]

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Auldridge, Douglas, Ickes project in the works

| December 19, 2012 | 4 Comments
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Listen up, resonator guitar fans! Mike Auldridge, Jerry Douglas and Rob Ickes have teamed up to create a new record sure to please slide fans of every kind. It’s a “dobro trio” project, with these three masters picking together in the studio with no additional […]

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Mike Auldridge tribute site launched

| October 4, 2012 | 0 Comments
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Rob Ickes has created a new web site to serve as a tribute to the great resonator guitarist Mike Auldridge, who will perform this evening as part of the National Heritage Fellowships Concert in Washington, DC. Mike is among the 2012 Heritage Fellows to be honored […]

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Mike Auldridge performs at the NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert

| October 2, 2012 | 1 Comment
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Ace dobro player Mike Auldridge will perform at the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) National Heritage Fellowships Concert on Thursday, October 4. Earlier this year the NEA announced the recipients of their prestigious National Heritage Fellowship award; Auldridge is among the nine recipients honoured […]

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Album of the Week #27 – John Starling’s Long Time Gone

| August 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
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These days, it seems like everyone is putting out a solo project. Much of the time, solo projects are a great way for an artist to showcase his interests in a more personal manner. Often times, solo projects are a labor of love placing the […]

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Mike Auldridge, Andy Statman to receive Heritage Fellowships

| June 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

The US National Endowment for the Arts has announced that legendary reso-guitarist Mike Auldridge and virtuosic multi-istrumentalist Andy Statman are among the 2012 recipients of a National Heritage Fellowship. This award is meant to recognize a lifetime achievement in folk and traditional arts with a […]

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Circa Blue

| May 31, 2012 | 0 Comments
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In today’s music world there’s a whole lot more to starting a band than merely getting together with four to five guys, hacking out some tunes, booking, and playing shows. Each band must strive to create their own sound, generate original material, and ultimately find […]

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Circa Blue hits the scene

| May 8, 2012 | 0 Comments
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West Virginia’s Circa Blue has released a debut, self-titled album featuring the four members of the band with special guests Mike Auldridge and Chris Sexton. Steve Harris is on guitar, Dave Harris on bass, Matt Hickman on banjo and Ron Webb on mandolin. Webb was faced […]

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Slidetown Reunion – Curt Baker

| April 9, 2012 | 0 Comments
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Most people think of the typical bluegrass band as consisting of five instruments: banjo, mandolin, fiddle, guitar, and bass. However, many of the best bluegrass groups wouldn’t have been complete without the rich sound of the resophonic guitar. The world of this instrument might be […]

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Lou Reid & Carolina go their own way

| February 24, 2012 | 3 Comments

Lou Reid & Carolina have a new CD, Callin’ Me Back Home, ready to go, with a debut single just released via Airplay Direct. The song is Carolina Moonshine Man, written by Reid, Ray Edwards and Terry Foust. Lou tells us that the song is based on […]

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